AlohaSpirit - our teachers ("Kumu" in Hawaiian)
Kumu Keala Ching
Kumu Keala Ching is a Hawaiian songwriter and hula dancer. He runs his own hula school and is a consultant of numerous organizations related to Hawai'i's cultural and spiritual traditions.
Moreover, Kumu Keala is co-founder and head of the foundation "Na Wai Iwi Ola", which translates to "The ancient waters of Life". The foundation's mission is to preserve and maintain Hawai'i's culture and customs. This cultural heritage includes the traditional hula dance, the Hawaiian language and the history of the islands.
Kumu Dane Kaohelani Silva
Kumu Dane is a doctor of chiropractic in Hawai'i. He is specialized in diagnosis, orthopedics and neurology. Moreover, he developed the first nationally recognized training program for Lomilomi massage in 1982. In his work he integrates chiropractic, Lomilomi, herbalism and acupuncture. He is the Lomilomi teacher of AlohaSpirit and co-initiator of the Hawaiian Lomilomi Association (now Association Lomilomi Hawai'i).
Myra Delaquis, 1935 - 2012, founder of AlohaSpirit, naturopath and mother of Noëlle Delaquis. With her vast knowledge and years of experience, she laid the foundation of AlohaSpirit's success.